Ms Banu Bölükemini > Bezen & Partners > Istanbul, Turkey > Lawyer Profile

Bezen & Partners
SULTAN SELIM CAD. LALEGUL SOK.
NEF 09 PLAZA, A BLOK FLOOR:12, 4 LEVENT
34415 ISTANBUL
Turkey

Work Department

Partner – Banking, Finance and Projects.

Position

Banu Bölükemini advises domestic and international clients on a wide-range of Turkish law matters, with a particular focus on banking, finance, energy and infrastructure deals.

Career

Banu Bölükemini graduated from the Osnabrück Universität (LLB Law), passed her first “Staatsexamen” and moved to Turkey thereafter where she received her equivalence qualification at the Istanbul University. Ms. Bölükemini advises domestic and international clients on a wide-range of Turkish law matters, with a particular focus on projects, and in particular German clients in their native language. Banu Bölükemini has an LLM in Banking and Finance from the University of London. She has been with the firm since 2008 and was recently promoted to partnership. Ms. Bölükemini has accomplished a secondment at the EBRD’s Istanbul office (September 2013 – February 2014) where she was involved in various project finance and corporate loan transactions. Banu Bölükemini is the co-author of several publications on financing and infrastructure. A selection of her publications is as follows: (1) “Procurement mind-set: A handicap to PPPs in Turkey?”, Project Finance Yearbook 2014/2015; (2) “Arbeitsrecht in der Türkei”, DataKontext, Personal Manager, Expat/Impat Guide 2014, pp. 23-26 (article in the German language with respect to Turkish employment law); (3) “Project finance in Turkey”, The Principles of Project Finance, Edited by Rod Morrison, May 2012, pp. 357-371; (4) “Financial Leasing in renewable energy projects in Turkey: suitable alternative for financiers?”, Law and Financial Markets Review, January 2011, pp. 33-36; (5) “Project finance in Turkey’s energy sector: a Turkish delight for financiers”, Law and Financial Markets Review, Practitioners Perspective, May 2010, pp. 272-275; (6) “Banking Regulation – Turkey Chapter”, Getting the Deal Through – Banking Regulation, 2009.

Languages

English, German (native), Turkish (native).

Memberships

Bar of Istanbul.

Education

LLB, Osnabrück Universität – Dipl.-Jur. (Germany) Equivalence Qualification, Istanbul University (Turkey) LLM, Banking and Finance, University of London